Section 11-21-1

Power of counties to purchase.

Any county in the state shall have the power and authority to purchase or acquire, and to operate, and to assume any indebtedness connected with, any waterworks plant or water distribution system, or both, located in the county and owned by any municipality located within the county or by any public corporation organized under the laws of this state upon such consideration as shall be agreed upon.

(Acts 1975, No. 1213, §1.)